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2003 Results: Alaska

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in Alaska with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Emperor Goose 815       2      
Canada Goose 943       20      
Trumpeter Swan 6       3      
Tundra Swan 12       2      
Gadwall 587       7      
Eurasian Wigeon 50       7      
American Wigeon 513       16      
Mallard 2,397       48      
Green-winged Teal 2       1      
Greater Scaup 756       11      
Lesser Scaup 183       14      
Steller's Eider 822       11      
Spectacled Eider 4       1      
King Eider 29       3      
Common Eider 6       1      
Harlequin Duck 459       32      
Surf Scoter 372       20      
White-winged Scoter 55       10      
Black Scoter 722       16      
Long-tailed Duck 412       24      
Bufflehead 431       43      
Common Goldeneye 288       35      
Barrow's Goldeneye 803       35      
Common Merganser 236       33      
Red-breasted Merganser 198       25      
Ring-necked Pheasant 5       1      
Spruce Grouse 3       2      
Willow Ptarmigan 1       1      
Rock Ptarmigan 5       1      
Red-throated Loon 5       2      
Pacific Loon 8       4      
Common Loon 32       13      
Horned Grebe 238       13      
Red-necked Grebe 29       8      
Western Grebe 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 52       9      
Red-faced Cormorant 4       1      
Pelagic Cormorant 256       30      
Great Blue Heron 16       4      
Bald Eagle 1,816       112      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Merlin 2       2      
Gyrfalcon 2       1      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
Virginia Rail 2       2      
American Coot 2       2      
Black Oystercatcher 150       5      
Black Turnstone 51       2      
Surfbird 165       1      
Sanderling 294       2      
Rock Sandpiper 2,539       7      
Dunlin 1,500       2      
Mew Gull 3,619       26      
Herring Gull 51       4      
Thayer's Gull 3       2      
Glaucous-winged Gull 2,583       69      
Glaucous Gull 5       2      
Common Murre 58       11      
Pigeon Guillemot 26       7      
Marbled Murrelet 85       14      
Horned Puffin 2       2      
Rock Pigeon 167       8      
Great Horned Owl 2       2      
Snowy Owl 1       1      
Northern Hawk Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 4       4      
Boreal Owl 1       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 3       3      
Belted Kingfisher 19       17      
Downy Woodpecker 33       23      
Hairy Woodpecker 40       32      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 3       2      
Black-backed Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 3       2      
Northern Shrike 7       7      
Gray Jay 65       28      
Steller's Jay 71       37      
Black-billed Magpie 624       112      
Northwestern Crow 1,795       68      
Common Raven 797       127      
Black-capped Chickadee 659       113      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 161       41      
Boreal Chickadee 83       35      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 108       46      
Brown Creeper 10       8      
Pacific Wren 24       8      
American Dipper 10       10      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 80       13      
American Robin 10       3      
Varied Thrush 44       15      
European Starling 42       5      
Bohemian Waxwing 643       8      
Lapland Longspur 1       1      
Snow Bunting 62       9      
McKay's Bunting 2       1      
American Tree Sparrow 5       2      
Fox Sparrow 4       3      
Song Sparrow 23       16      
Dark-eyed Junco 331       32      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 36       5      
Pine Grosbeak 308       51      
Red Crossbill 70       9      
White-winged Crossbill 560       25      
Common Redpoll 768       45      
Hoary Redpoll 2       2      
Pine Siskin 2,182       82      
Total 34,580             

A total of 106 species were reported.

See list of localities in Alaska with reports.

This report was updated 15-Jan-2013 09:05 ET.